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Praxair, Inc. Supply Chain Data & Systems Intern in Tonawanda, New York

Supply Chain Data & Systems Intern

Description

Praxair, Inc. is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. With market capitalization of approximately $40 billion and 2017 sales of $11 billion, the company employs over 26,000 people globally and has been named to the Dow Jones World Sustainability Index for 15 consecutive years. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings.

Our products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by brining efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others.

OVERVIEW:

Praxair's Global Procurement Materials Management (GPMM) organization is currently seeking a student for our 2019 Summer Internship Program. The student should be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Procurement, Supply Chain Management, or Mechanical Engineering.

Our interns collaborate regularly with equipment suppliers, individual technical experts, engineering contractors, construction contractors, plant maintenance and plant operating personnel, and other project team members. The goal of our internship program is to provide hands-on practical experience for the student while potentially developing the individual to take on a full-time role with Praxair post-graduation.

SKILLS OR PRIOR EXPERIENCE:

Strong Excel skills, data analytics, course on ERP systems, SQL skills, completed coursework, etc.)

This person should have knowledge of Finance, Procurement or supply chain management. Strong MS office skills such as PowerPoint, Access, and Visio.

PROJECT OBJECTIVE/BUSINESS JUSTIFICATION:

This person will work on various Procurement projects such as:

  • Analyze supplier consolidation opportunities by commodity for B & C type suppliers

  • Purchase-to-pay testing and implementation (Ivalua, Ariba)

  • Documentation of standards and new work processes, including videos, process flows, etc.

  • Update or create individual records (e.g. Vendor Master, Material master, Service Master, T&E, contracts,), (Ivalua, another pilot, SAP MDG-S, SAP SRM)

  • Digitalization initiatives for time and $ savings opportunities

  • Build Excel, OBIEE, Tableau reports for GPMM KPI and reporting needs by extracting data from ERP systems

  • Upload projects and savings into GAP/ PowerSteering reports

  • Upload or data extraction from tool (e.g. SRM, SharePoint, eBrevia) - SQL knowledge helpful

  • Detailed analysis of different spend (on Group level, Operating Segment, Regional Business Unit, Country, Category, Sub-Category, Product including CAPEX and OPEX analysis)

  • Re-designing reports to make more efficient or create Nintex or SharePoint automated workflow processes,

  • Various other GPMM initiatives. This person will also be a part of local, regional and global management meetings.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Highly creative with initiative and drive

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proven track record of personal accountability and success throughout their academic and professional career

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 strongly preferred

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Pursuing aBachelor’s or Master’s Degreein one of the following majors: Business, Finance, Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Engineering

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Supply and Logistics

Primary Location New York-Tonawanda

Other Locations Connecticut-Danbury

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18003297

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